Patrick has been involved in the Human Services field for the majority of his life. Growing up, his family took part in the Family Care provider program through OPWDD. That experience became the cornerstone in the foundation of his person-centered approach to services.
Patrick’s professional career in the Human Services field spans over 20 years. He began his career at Aspire (formerly UCP of WNY) and then worked at People Inc. as a direct support staff member.
Patrick was hired by Claddagh Commission Inc. in 2000 as a Medicaid Service Coordinator and also worked in a variety of other leadership positions in the agency. In 2014 Patrick was promoted to the position of Operations Officer, with oversight of Service Programs, Quality Assurance, and Property Management.
Following the merger between Claddagh and sasi, Patrick took the position of VP of the Claddagh Division. Patrick has a BS from SUNY Buffalo and a Masters in Counseling from Liberty University.
In addition to his role at sasi, Patrick also serves on the board of Camp Li-Lo-Li, a youth camp located in Randolph, NY.